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Write to Win!

Writing competitions are a great way to strengthen your research and writing skills...and perhaps even win a cash prize! If you have any questions about the contests below, please contact Katie Rolfes at

Notre Dame Law School Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition-Submission deadline is April 29, 2016.

2016 Selma Moidel Smith Law Writing Competition -  Submission deadline is May 1, 2016.

Montgomery County Women's Bar Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Fund - Submission deadline is May 20, 2016.

International Association of Defense Counsel 2016 Legal Writing Contest- Submission deadline is May 20, 2016.

2016 Tannenwald Writing Competition- Submission deadline is July 1, 2016.

2016 James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Competition - Submission deadline is September 16, 2016.

The Expert Institute's Annual Legal Writing Scholarship - Submission deadline is December 31, 2016.

The ABA Student Law Division also maintains a list of writing and essay contests on its website.

Happy writing!